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Cambridge Analytica – the disbanded data analytics company that allegedly used its software to create and disseminate hateful and inciting messages – in relation to Trump and Brexit, the company also played a nefarious role disseminating fake news in Africa.  In Nigeria, it tried to influence the 2015 election

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Misinformation is rife, but it’s nothing new, writes Nanjala Nyabola.

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It's finally here. Issue 515, the relaunch magazine, has officially landed!

The front cover of New Internationalist’s redesigned September magazine

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The making of #NI515: why we went for Tim Hetherington’s portrait from Liberia as the relaunch cover for the redesigned...

A global coalition of economists calls for a radical shift in Africa’s economic policy, one rooted in sovereignty and...

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Flavia Mutamutega, Rwanda’s sole agony aunt for adolescent girls, tells...

Lazarus Chakwera

Richard Swift on the theologian-president promising to stamp out nepotism and corruption in Malawian...

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A global pandemic demands we think in terms of global health, not vaccine nationalism, argues Dinyar Godrej...

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As Turkey continues its assaults on Kurdish regions, the international campaign RiseUp4Rojava issues a call...

In Kibera, Nairobi, Martha Apisa and Stacy Ayuma use their braids to raise awareness of the virus by imitating its shape. Community health efforts are intense as social distancing is impossible and sanitation is poor in Kenya’s largest slum.  Donwilson Odhiambo/Sopa/Zuma/Alamy 

How can we transform the calamity that has befallen us and create healing? Vanessa Baird on the change we...

It's hard to talk of any good that might come of the collective tragedy of Covid-19. But it has taught us important lessons...

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Anti-blackness is still a galvanizing force in India, writes Nilanjana Bhowmick.

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Colombian technocrat Iván Duque Márquez is not exactly a fan of peace.

A trans sex worker takes to the streets of Tegucigalpa  Credit: Frauke Decoodt

How trans women in Honduras are helping their imprisoned sisters. Frauke Decoodt reports from Tegucigalpa...

Calling for a green economic recovery from Covid-19 near the British Parliament.  Credit: Wiktor Szymanowicz/Nurphoto/PA images

Jake Woodier on the climate activists challenging corporate bailouts for the world’s polluters

A man takes rest on the roadside in a Carapicuiba City favela.  ​Image by Luiz Gonzaga De Souza/Pixabay

Leonardo Sakamoto reflects on the police killing of João Pedro Matos Pinto, a 14-year-old black boy, and...

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Amy Hall makes the case for people-powered housing.

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